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View the Complete Program for the 25th ISOJ

Program for ISOJ 25th anniversary now available: Participate in Austin or online in a premier journalism conference

With more than 70 speakers from media outlets from around the world, including four keynote speakers, all women journalism leaders, 10 panels on everything from AI and elections coverage to OSINT and how to reach young audiences, five workshops and more, the full program of the 25th anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is […]

ISOJ 2023

Check out panel topics, preliminary schedule for 25th ISOJ

Covering everything from artificial intelligence and polarization to social media regulation and sustainability, the panel line-up for the 25th anniversary edition of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now available. ISOJ includes panels on open-source intelligence investigations, election coverage, the role of influencers in journalism and more!

Data Journalism for Citizen Security

“Data Journalism for Citizen Security”: Apply now for free online course from Knight Center and the Infosegura project

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has joined with Infosegura, a regional project of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to offer the free online course “Data Journalism for Citizen Security,” from Jan. 15 to Feb. 11, 2024. 

'Generative AI for journalists: Discovering what data can do': Knight Center opens registration for new hands-on online course

Learn how to develop and implement your generative AI workflows during a new online course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas in partnership with Hacks/Hackers. The course runs from Nov. 20 to Dec. 17, 2023. Registration is open for this paid course, with limited spots available!

Como blindar suas reportagens contra processos judiciais

Knight Center offers free online course on how journalists in Brazil can avoid lawsuits

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is pleased to announce a new free online course in Portuguese that will give Brazilian journalists the knowledge and tools they need to navigate the complex landscape of civil liability, privacy rights, right of reply, source confidentiality and more.

Knight Center’s Journalism Courses program surpasses 300,000 people trained worldwide

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas surpassed a significant milestone, training more than 300,000 people from 200 countries and territories since it started massive online courses in October 2012 through its Journalism Courses platform.

Chat GPT and newsrooms MOOC

Nearly 8,000 students from 157 countries enrolled in online course on AI in newsrooms. Sign up now!

A new course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, "How to Use ChatGPT and Other Generative AI Tools in Your Newsroom," is resonating with a massive global audience. The course, which started on Monday, Sept. 25, has already attracted nearly 8,000 participants from around the world and there is still time to […]

Join more than 1,000 participants in free online course in Portuguese on Legal Framework for Freedom of Expression

Registration is still open for the massive online course “International Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression” offered in Portuguese by the University of Texas’ Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and UNESCO. This four-week massive open online course (MOOC) began Monday, Sept. 11, and will continue until Oct. 8.

Chat GPT and newsrooms MOOC

Bringing Chat GPT to the newsroom: Register for free online course on generative AI and journalism

A free online course from the Knight Center will put aside the hype around generative AI and get down to the basic principles of how the technology works, how it might function in newsrooms and the ethical implications to consider when using it.

Solutions Journalism self-directed course

Learn how to incorporate a solutions journalism approach to your work with new self-directed course

More than 2,300 participants from 137 countries recently completed the massive open online course (MOOC) "Solutions journalism: New ways of elevating your reporting and engaging audiences." It’s now available as a free self-directed course and can be taken at any time, at your own pace.